T-Wa Inn opened in 1984 at 555 South Federal Boulevard, laying claim as Denver's first Vietnamese restaurant. The place closed in 2014 after a thirty-year run and many ups and downs (including a car crashing through the front wall in 2011). Since then, several Mexican restaurants have come and gone from the address, among them Mariscos El Licenciado, Mr. Lucky's and Peyote Mexican Restaurant.
But Vietnamese cuisine just returned to the building with the opening of Saigon City Restaurant, which is now serving from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Saigon City's menu starts with pho but covers a wide range of rice and noodle bowls, salads, platters and chef's specials; call 720-242-6211 for more details.
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